THORNTONAlexander HOGG, A striking likeness of the late Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Enlarge 1 /1



  • active England 1780s

Alexander HOGG

Died 1824


  • active England by 1778

A striking likeness of the late Captain James Cook, F.R.S. published 11 September 1781
Collection Title: Anderson, George William (editor). 'A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world'. London: Alexander Hogg, [1784-86].
Page: frontispiece
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth off-white laid paper on thin textured pale green laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower centre on backing sheet,'VI'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, ''Pub. 1781'.
Dimensions: printed image 32.6 h x 21.7 w cm printed border line 33.3 h x 22.4 w cm sheet 34.9 h x 23.0 w cm backing sheet 38.4 h x 27.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Gregg collection of Australian and Pacific colonial prints. Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg, 2010.
Accession No: NGA 2011.101
Subject: Portrait Voyages of exploration and discovery 1600-1900: English Portait: male, James Cook
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ted and Gina Gregg, Sydney, February 2011.